Rector's Message

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Rector's Message

Rector's Message


Dear Youth,

With the announcement of Higher Education Exam Result of the year 2019, you have faced with the enthusiasm of preference. You are about to take a significant decision for a qualified university preference. This decision will be an important step to shape your future.  

With its principle “From Past to the Present” Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University is a state university that is aware of the mission of our country which has become a leader in the region and all around the world in terms of social, cultural and historical aspects and follows the vision in accordance with it.  


In accordance with the data of URAP, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University is a state university that has achieved success in a short time by coming second among 77 universities in the ranking of the universities that were founded after the year 2000; fifteenth among 172 universities in UNIAR’S Academic Interest and Support Category and nineteenth among 172 universities in terms of its Academic Productivity Researches.


AYBU aims to be a university that is preferred by the students from all around the world. Hereby, the university mostly offers education in English which has been the language of communication and science. With its 10% international student rate and students from 107 countries, AYBU is a pioneer university among the state universities. With this rate, we have reached to the rate of the universities of the countries that offer education in the multi-cultured countries. As a research university, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University aims to have 25% associate and undergraduate and 50% master and doctoral international students, which differs it from other universities.

Thanks to the protocols with international accredited institutions in the capital Ankara such as OXFORD, TOEFL, PEARSON, CITY&GUILD, AYBU School of Foreign Languages provides English education of international standards and trains qualified students.

AYBU aims to provide contribution to the transformation of the studies to a social, cultural, technological and commercial product by developing interdisciplinary collaboration. Like successful educational institutions all around the world, with a student-oriented approach, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University has adapted a system in which all education staff is able to spend most of their working hours for the projects to be carried out with students.

With university-industry collaboration, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University is making a great effort to the transformation of theoretical information to a technological and commercial products.

After prep class education at School of Foreign Languages, all departments of faculties of Architecture, Engineering and Natural Sciences, Political Sciences,  Business Administration, Aeronautics and Astronautics, departments of Translation and Interpreting and Psychology of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, one program of Faculty of Medicine offer 100% English education. AYBU is also the first and only state university that offers 35% English law education.  

Thanks to the protocol between Justice Academy of Turkey and AYBU, AYBU Faculty of Law offers graduate education to the judge and prosecutor candidates. AYBU also provides the chance to bring theory and practice together with law clinics application. Employment possibilities are provided by mediation trainings as well.

AYBU Students of Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences in the department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Material Engineering have the opportunity to work at Turkish Aerospace Industry (TUSAŞ/TAI) at least one day as insured and paid. They also have the chance to do their training at significant defence industry companies such as Aselsan, Roketsan, Havelsan. Most of AYBU Faculty Members give technical consultancy service to these companies. The faculty has partnership with Technopark Ankara and provides employment opportunities in organized industrial sites in Ankara especially in Ostim, İvedik and Sincan. In addition to these, collaboration agreements are in progress between AYBU Faculty of Aeronautics and astronautics and aeronautics companies.

Thanks to affiliation protocol between the biggest hospital of Europe Ankara City Hospital (Bilkent) with its 3704 bed capacity able to host 40 thousands patients daily, AYBU aims to answer to the need of physicians of our country.

The validity of affiliation protocol between AYBU Faculty of Dentistry and Keçiören Tepebaşı Mouth and Dental Health Hospital still continues, which makes it possible for AYBU Students to continue their field of application training there.

AYBU Faculty of Business Administration and AYBU Faculty of Political Sciences prepares their students to business life by training them as a specialist, administrator or entrepreneur at private and public sectors by offering them 100% English education as well as a second foreign language.

AYBU Students of Islamic Sciences will have a change to receive a second foreign language after one year prep class in Arabic of international standards. After receiving education in Turkish at rich library and classes that provides them application possibilities, they will have a chance to be employed in many fields.

AYBU Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, that offers education in diverse fields, has adapted an approach that attaches importance to historical values, free and critical thinking. Thanks to the collaborations with Writers Union of Turkey and various non-governmental institutions, the faculty organizes scientific and cultural activities.

Associate degree programs such as Three Dimensional Modelling and Animation, the first and only short-cycle programme of Turkey that is included in Higher Education Council’s list of future jobs,  Civil Aviation and Cabinet Services as well as Plane Technology which are the programs to answer to the need of training human resources in aviation sector will start to offer education.

By opening Nursing and Rehabilitation for Old Persons Associate Program, in addition to providing education possibilities, AYBU aims to raise awareness to social responsibilities.  

Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University continues to support students after graduation. With student purist and support system, we continue to do our best to support our students. With our life-long contact, we aim to help our students to overcome the problems of the life.

We are waiting for you to prefer Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University.

Prof. Dr. İbrahim AYDINLI